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Capers Cafe

) #18 of 271 Restaurants in Dunedin $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
412 George St. North opposite knox church, Dunedin, New Zealand
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“hash browns” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
412 George St. North opposite knox church, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Coffee was good. Sadly, I have to stop there. My daughter ordered eggs benedict with salmon and received something with cooked fish. I tasted it as well and it tasted nothing like salmon, even overly cooked. We couldn't get the waiter's attention so I took...More

Thank J T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy place today. Not too long wait for food. Coffee can be better. Food nice tasting and breakfast is good with the beans.

Thank TinVet
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Capers Café was recommended by a waitress and also our hotel host. This was a casual café located on George Street. We tried the Grilled Salmon and also sausage w/ pancake. Both were quite good and delicious. The pancake was soft and not too doughy...More

Thank Tobbie888
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with a friend, wouldn't go again, soggy zucchini fritters, and salmon not fresh, very disappointed.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Pancakes and French toast we had looked fabulous and tasted as good as they looked! Highly recommended, best breakfast in Dunedin.

Thank Joules114
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We went there after going to the "Perc Café" when we had waited during 45min for your meal and we had not gotten it... This place is well known for their pancakes so I took a sweet hold with pear and mapple syrup and my...More

Thank Vero O
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Capers have the best pancakes I have ever had!! The meals are so big we couldn't even finish the half pancakes! The service is always friendly and welcoming. Best of all they never mess up the coffee!! 💕💕

Thank GuruGoss
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely hot cofee and melt in the mouth blueberry pancakes. The pancakes were light and fluffy, delicious. A Saturday breakfast.

Thank beaviscs
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Quite a popular spot so have only been a couple of times as it looks packed. Pancakes are par for the course whenever we visit and they are good. Very big and their are a few different options to suit everyones palettes.

Thank NesianStyle
Reviewed 24 March 2017

nice atmosphere, great service, amazing pancakes! go for the blueberry pancakes with fruit salad! yumm

Thank Katrin K
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Being a shoreline restaurant, what fish courses and desserts are offered?
22 December 2016|
Response from PoppyHenderson | Reviewed this property |
Capers is predominantly a café, so they're better for brunch eggs, pancakes or coffee. However, they do a great smoked salmon and zucchini/pepper fritters dish with hollandaise - really delicious. If you want great seafood... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 George St. North opposite knox church, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: 03-477-7769
  • E-mail
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